StarTalk Radio

Science, pop culture, and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and Director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, and his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities, and scientific experts explore astronomy, physics, and everything else there is to know about life in the universe. New episodes premiere Tuesdays. Keep Looking Up!

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 28 days 22 hours 9 minutes


episode 41: Cosmic Queries – Space Volcanoes: Fire and Ice with Natalie Starkey

What’s a supervolcano? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Matt Kirshen discover all types of volcanoes in the solar system with cosmochemist and author of Fire and Ice, Natalie Starkey. Is there such a thing as an ice volcano?


 2021-10-05  56m

episode 42: Cosmic Queries – Seeing Earth From Space with Jordan Klepper & Nicole Stott

What do you learn from going to space? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and guest co-host comedian Jordan Klepper answer patron questions about living in space with engineer and NASA astronaut Nicole Stott. What’s the Overview Effect?


 2021-10-12  48m

episode 43: Pool Table Physics with Dr. Dave Alciatore

What was Coriolis, of the Coriolis Effect, doing at the pool table? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice explore the science behind billiards and pool trick shots with billiard physicist Dr. Dave Alciatore.


 2021-10-15  37m

episode 44: BOO! The Science of Scary with Mathias Clasen & Heather Berlin

Why do we like being scared? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore the haunting effects of horror and recreational fear with horror scholar and author, Mathias Clasen, and neuroscientist, Heather Berlin, PhD.


 2021-10-19  55m

episode 45: Cosmic Queries - Smarty-Pants Trash Bin with Jordan Klepper

What is string theory? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Jordan Klepper answer fan questions about solar system formation, dark matter, and the expansion of spacetime. What would travelling at the speed of light look like?


 2021-10-26  47m

episode 46: Killer Bots! with BattleBots’ Ray Billings

Programmed…to kill! On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly sit down with BattleBots’ Ray Billings to discuss combat robots, his killer robot Tombstone, and how to create robotics for competition.


 2021-10-29  43m

episode 47: Things You Thought You Knew - A Constellation Prize

How did Uranus get its name? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explain all the things you thought you knew about the names of the planets and moons in our solar system, the formation of the moon, and the constellations.


 2021-11-02  42m

episode 48: Cosmic Queries – Native Skywatchers with Dr. Annette Lee

What does the night’s sky look like for Indigenous peoples? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Negin Farsad take a deep dive into the constellation map of Indigenous skies with professor Annette Lee.


 2021-11-09  49m

episode 49: Cosmic Queries – Launching the Inspiration4 with Chris Mason & Sian Proctor

What did we learn from the first all civilian mission into orbit? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore SpaceX’s recent launch, the Inspiration4, with biophysicist Dr. Chris Mason and geoscientist and pilot Dr. Sian Proctor.


 2021-11-16  42m

episode 50: A Materials World - Hacks & Gizmos with Jud Ready

How do you invent a new material? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary O’Reilly, and Chuck Nice discuss the science of invention, biomimicry, and answer cosmic queries about materials science from our patrons with professor Dr. Jud Ready.


 2021-11-19  47m